Sinhasan | Throne


Category: Aasan
Location: Wadhwan, Surendranagar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Textile, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Turning
Textile craft technique: Upholstery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This sinhasan, with cabriole legs, an apron, and exquisite carvings, has a western form. The carved lions on its armrests and the velvet canopy over the furniture denotes sovereignty.

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